Month: July 2012

13 Authors in Search of their Characters: ‘Making Characters’ day at Winchester Discovery Centre

  Thank you very much to the 13 enthusiastic, hard-working, and lively writers who voluntarily spent 6 hours trapped in a room with me last Saturday – learning as much as I could cram in about characters for fiction. This was my second fiction workshop at Winchester DC (after my Flash Fiction workshop in December), …

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Wessex LitFest at Noadswood School

Last Thursday, I was delighted to do my bit in Noadswood School”s LitFest: a two-week celebration of books, reading, writing, and authors – definitely A Good Thing. I was the sole poet on the bill, so I was very keen to make poetry possible, enjoyable, and rewarding for everyone involved. In the morning I worked …

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